OBDII Code List

B10DA MERCURY - PATS Target Identifier Not Programmed

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B10DA MERCURY Possible Causes

  • Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) key not programmed
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How do I fix code B10DA MERCURY

    Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the B10DA MERCURY code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B10DA MERCURY code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

B10DA MERCURY Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)


When the Body Control Module (BCM) enters a key programming state, it activates the transceiver to read the key in the ignition key cylinder. If a valid Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) key is used and there are no concerns with PATS, the key is programmed into the BCM memory. The OBDII code sets when there is an unprogrammed PATS key
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